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Zildjian Gen16 Buffed Bronze cymbals produce a richer and warmer tone then their Gen16 nickel-plated predecessors. Each Gen 16 cymbal utilizes a patented pattern of holes, in varying sizes to reduce the sound pressure level (SPL) of an acoustic cymbal. The cymbal masters at Zildjian developed special manufacturing techniques to create the world’s first reduced volume acoustic cymbal.Customize Tone, Volume and Balance with GEN16 Digital Processor
Plays and speaks like an acoustic cymbal (Not a trigger)
Perfect for Low-Volume settings (Lesson/Band room, Churches)
World’s First Patented 50-70% Reduced Volume Cymbal Design
Produces natural cymbal tones with sticks, brushes and rods